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UN climate panel confirms low global warming potential of HFO-1234yf

February 3, 2014 | Lindsay Frost

Honeywell announced today that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC; Geneva, Switzerland), a scientific body established by the United Nations, confirmed that Honeywell’s low-global-warming automobile refrigerant HFO-1234yf has a global warming potential (GWP) of less than 1. This is below the GWP of carbon dioxide (CO2).  GWP is a relative measure of how much heat a greenhouse gas traps in the atmosphere, the company says. “The IPCC report confirms that HFO-1234yf has a lower global warming potential than carbon dioxide,”...

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